Who is Tonto Dikeh? Want To Know More About Her
Tonto Dikeh is among the top Nollywood actresses. Tonto Dikeh is an actress as well as a singer, song- writer and a philanthropist. She is among the ” most talked about ” female actresses in Nollywood. Tonto is fearless, she hates insults and humiliation, and can go at any length in defending herself. You can call her ” Mama King”, Tontolet or poko”. Tonto Dikeh is beautiful and knows how to dress, she puts on outfits that looks wonderful on her, no wonder she has a large number of fans on her social media handles.
Tonto Dikeh Charity ( Tonto Dikeh) comes from Obi Akpor Local Government Area in Rivers State. She was born on June 9,1985 and she is currently 34 years old as at 2019. Tonto grew up in a family of five children as the third child, having lost her mother at the age of 3 and was therefore raised up by her step mother who has two children.
Tonto Dikeh studied Petrol chemical Engineering at the Rivers state University of Science and Technology.
Marriage and husband
In the year 2015, Tonto Dikeh got married to her then heart rob, Oladunni Olakunle Churchill and the Marriage was blessed with a son, Andre Omodayo Churchill in 2016. However, in 2017, it was announced that the couples have parted ways due to irreconcilable differences and Tonto is now in custody of his son.
Tonto has about 57 tattoos on her body, with a special one inscribed ” Tee” however, she later said that she is planning to remove those tattoos because she has received Christ.
It has always been Tonto’s desire to be an actress. She got her first break through after being the first runner up in the reality show, ” the next movie star”. She later played an outstanding role in the movie ” dirty secrets” which got her fans surprised and upset, because the film contained adult scenes which was not too conversant in Nollywood at that time.
Tonto Dikeh did not only stop in acting films but later extended into music. Her first single album which was titled “Hi” and ” Itz Ova” was released in 2012. She later had other singles which include; “Crazically fit” featuring Terry G, “Sheba” featuring Solid star, ” Sugar rush” featuring D’banj,ETC.
Awards and Endorsements
Tonto Dikeh has received several awards which include;
Best actress of the year at the African Magic Viewers choice awards, Most prominent Actress in Nigeria at the African movie academic awards, best actress in leading role at the City people entertainment viewers award.
Tonto Dikeh signed a deal with Zikel Cosmetics which worth a whooping sum of 100 Million naira in 2019.
Tonto Dikeh’s foundation
As a philanthropist, Tonto Dikeh has a foundation named Tonto Dikeh foundation which aims at helping young girls facing one issue or the other to get okay again by empowering them.
Tonto Dikeh is among the richest actresses in Nollywood.
Tonto Dikeh is estimated to worth over 1.5 Million US dollars.
Some of Tonto’s Movies are;
- Pounds and dollars
- Missing rib
- Tea or coffee
- Games fool play
- Away match
- Final hour
- Crisis in paradise
- Love my way
- Before the fall
- Dirty secrets
- Last mission
- Rush hour
- Criminal widow 1$2
- Battle of the Queens
- My fantasy
- Strength to strength
- Dangerous beauty
- Family Disgrace
- Mortal Desire
- Throne of war
- Last mission
- 7 graves
- The plain truth ETC.